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Michael Phelps Michael
Phelps
Baltimore
MD

Tip #5 – Watch my Freestyle Stroke Technique

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Get an underwater view of my freestyle, as Bob explains my technique and gives some helpful hints to improve your own. Enjoy!

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Nathan Adrian Nathan
Adrian
Bremerton
WA

My Taper Approach

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As the trials approach I find myself with more energy, more free time, and a restricted list of acceptable taper activities. Throughout the majority of the season I spend my days off trying to recover as quickly as possible to ready myself for the next week of work we have ahead. I make sure to do at least one enjoyable activity during these days off (golfing, going out to dinner with friends, going to a movie etc.).

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Michael Phelps Michael
Phelps
Baltimore
MD

Training Camp

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With Trials quickly approaching, there's not much time left at Training Camp.

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Michael Phelps Michael
Phelps
Baltimore
MD

Fun Facts About My Swim School

Posted in Community Outreach on Michael Phelps Swim School Lessons

About: Michael Phelps Swim School is a global water-safety swim program—for all ages and abilities.

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Michael Phelps Michael
Phelps
Baltimore
MD

What Austin Means to Me

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Had my last competition before Olympic Trials at the Longhorn Aquatics Elite Invite in Austin. Really cool to look up and see the pool records on the wall, brings back a lot of memories.

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Michael Phelps Michael
Phelps
Baltimore
MD

Tip #4 - Help improve your breaststroke body position

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In this video, Bob gives some helpful tips and I demonstrate the horizontal breaststroke body position that can help maximize your speed. Enjoy!

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Brendan Hansen Brendan
Hansen
Austin
TX

I’m not a model, I’m an athlete

Posted in Behind the Scenes on Brendan Hansen Behind the Scenes

With 3 weeks till our Trials and 2 months before the Olympics, I wake up every morning a little nervous to check my email and listen to my voicemail. The media has really started to pick up the Olympic Games and I find myself putting on a wireless mic about as much as a Speedo these days. It's all part of the process and you literally just have to go with the flow.

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Michael Phelps Michael
Phelps
Baltimore
MD

The Michael Phelps Foundation

Posted in Community Outreach on Michael Phleps teaching water safety

In 2008, I started the Michael Phelps Foundation with the $1 million dollar bonus I received from Speedo for winning eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics. It has been a goal of mine to grow the sport of swimming and I’ve tried to do that on a variety of levels, not just in the pool.

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Michael Phelps Michael
Phelps
Baltimore
MD

Tip #3 - Help improve your freestyle body position

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Freestyle is about more than just pulling and kicking. In this tip, Bob and I show you how to tie together your freestyle and improve your stroke by encouraging you to think about your body position. Enjoy!

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Brendan Hansen Brendan
Hansen
Austin
TX

How did I get here?

Posted in Swimming on "Little" Brendan Hansen

Probably the number one question I get asked when doing an appearance or interview is, "When did you start swimming and were you good from the start?"

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